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make work in a really big way with the kind of focus, a more expensive list cannot. >> cary goldstein is publisher and editor-in-chief of 12books.com is a website. >> senator mike lee is reading it is dangerous to the right when the government is wrong by judge andrew napolitano. >> visit booktv.org to see this and other summer reading lists. >> next on booktv republican congressman james rogan 3 counts his role in the impeachment trial of president bill clinton and the affect the verdict had on the executive branch. the author contends by not executing impeachment proceedings against the president a precedent would have been set allowing future presidents to remain above the law. this is about 50 minutes. >> you admire james rogan. you have to read the book rough edges which many of you probably have. we premiered it here when it first came out. it is about his life from welfare to washington. it is fascinating because he has in toward -- in toward a tough life which all of a sudden said this isn't for me and picked himself up and dusted himself off and went on to be very successful
to keep itself fresh and relevant and attractive to customers. there were two big developments before the one that is going on today. the first occurred around seventy-seven or 78. .. retail and the changes that need to be made and, kind of, what is in fashion now will not be in fashion tomorrow but may, in fact, be in fashion again tin are 20 years from now. >> that you very much for your time. >> my pleasure. >> next, richard white presents a history of the transcontinental railroads. the author recounts the creation of the railroads was change the way americans live and opened the country to western expansion. this is a little over an hour. >> good evening and welcome to tonight's meeting of the commonwealth club of california, a place where you are in the know. you can find us on the internet at commonwealth club that court. and david kennedy, professor of history emeritus at stanford university. i am your moderator for this program. tonight's program is being held in association with the california historical society. it is now my pleasure to introduce our distinguished guests, r
was this is one big river. my guys are the same guys whether they are in mexico, canada, the united states. capital for all the roads comes from the same place, technology from the roads come from the same place. the roads are operated. it is an interlocking system. so at that point as is usual, in my books, i realized i did not know what i was talking about. and the book became very different from the one i sent out to right. i will talk about later with david, i started out thinking that these are going to be powerful inefficient corporations. what i will be seeing is the birth of modernity in the north american west we don't expect to see it. and i did find the birth of modernity in the north american west. it's just not the modernity i expected to find. my military hasn't much to do with fairly as it does with success. >> one way to reach a book least in my view is you conduct a kind of running argument with the great austrian born longtime harvard economist joseph schumpeter who is most well-known i suppose for the phrase created destruction, the history of capitalism, modern economie
look at how they operate in the differences between countries. i found out one big railroad. my guys are the same guys in mexico and canada, and the united states, capital from the same place. the technology from all the rest comes from the same place. the roads were operated. so at that point, as is usual in my book, i realized i did not know what i was talking about in the book became very different from the one i set out to write as all talk about later, it was david. i started out thinking that these are going to be powerful efficient corporations with a berth in the churn in the north american west to don't really expect to see it. i did find some in the north american west which is not what i expected to sign. my maternity has as much to do with failure as success. >> one way to read your book, at least in my view is you connect to kind of running argument with the great austrian born longtime harvard economist, joseph schell later, who is most well-known for the phrase created distraction in the history of capitalism and modern economy is all about creative disruption. and as
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